Who We Are
Welcome to the Northern Virginia District
We are the Northern Virginia District of the United Methodist Church.
Prior to July 2022 we were the Arlington and Alexandria Districts.
Northern Virginia District Clergy can find information about Resource Groups, Clergy meetings, and more online in our Clergy section.
Our laity make ministry happen at their local churches, in their communities, and throughout the world. Find resources for laity and more on our Laity page.
Northern Virginia District Training DayDon't miss this amazing event!
Saturday, January 14, 2023 is the first annual Northern Virginia District Training Day. This event (formerly known as Bi-District Training Day) features not one but TWO keynote speakers.
Registration is OPEN!
TEAM pricing is available! Don’t miss this opportunity!
Our District Staff strives to help churches reach their communities by providing training and resources.
Coaching & Consultation
Our District Staff seeks to empower clergy and laity in their ministry by providing tools and resources as well as offering retreats ans consultations.
People to Reach
New Email Addresses
As we become the Northern Virginia District, many of our email addresses have changed. Please take note of these NEW email addresses. (Staff also all have emails that follow the vaumc naming convention of firstname.lastname@example.org as well. Find out more on our Staff page.)
District Superintendent Sarah Calvert: NoVaDS@vaumc.org
District Administrators: NoVaAdmin@vaumc.org
District Program Staff: NoVaDistrict@vaumc.org
Latest News & Information
Check out what’s happening at Rising Hope! We’re having an Open House, Saturday, September 10 from 11:30-2:00 p.m.Over the course of the last year, we have seen our outreach and worshiping...
We are a new district now, the Northern Virginia District! It’s a time to refresh, a time to re-vision and revise, a time to embrace new opportunities. And a time to honor our legacy of the...
Isaiah 43:19 (New International Version) 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?I am making a way in the...
And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love1 Corinthians 13:13 (New Revised Standard Version) This is a busy time of year, and I have some important...
There seems to be a good bit of inaccurate information swirling. We hope this page will help you get answers to questions you may have as well as find links to accurate information.From DS Sarah...
Is this for real? I just heard about it! What’s happening and when? Change … but I don’t like change! How will this impact my local church? Have any of you heard any of...